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Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago

Starting with projects that require using your head, not repeating lessons from a textbook, our computer science students gain an education that builds skills and careers.

Prospective Students

Get to know computer science at Loyola Chicago

All students have something to gain here, whether you are already considering one of our many new majors or if you might be interested in a minor, an additional major, or a course or two.

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Current Students

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There's always something to do at the Department of Computer Science! Develop your skills through collaborating with faculty, staff, and peers in research projects, keep up to date with events and our Seminar Series, and utilize our resources for academic success.

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Student Success

Loyola University Chicago Excels in VIVID Competition

Loyola University Chicago proudly had two teams compete in the VIVID competition, held from March 11 to March 14. The event brought together talented participants from various institutions to show their skills in a challenging and creative environment.

Faculty Success

Dr. Chan-Tin Inspires Audience as Vision Voice Speaker at CISO Chicago Think Tank

Dr. Chan-Tin, the Director of Loyola's Center for Cybersecurity, took the stage as a distinguished Vision Voice speaker at the CISO Chicago Think Tank.

Faculty Success

Dr. George K. Thiruvathukal was featured in the College of Arts and Sciences Spotlight

George K. Thiruvathukal, PhD, department chairperson and professor of computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago, has published a book – his second as department chairperson – with Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, entitled “Intermediate C Programming”.

ACM Distinguished Speaker Program

You're invited! March Madness: Analytical Models for NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

You're invited to the ACM Distinguished Speaker Program: Analytical Models for Generating NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket Pools: Injecting Computation into March Madness. Presented by Sheldon H. Jacobson, Founder Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Swag, Snacks, and More for Live Attendees!

Student Success

Loyola Students Participated in the Cyber Defense Competition

Loyola University Chicago participated in the IL/WI/MO Qualifier of the Midwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) on February 17.

Dr. Yas Silva's Groundbreaking Contribution to Cyberbullying Prevention Shines in College of Arts and Sciences Spotlight

CS Faculty, Dr. Yas Silva, was featured in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) spotlight for their outstanding work combating CyberBullying.

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